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Monday, June 25, 2018, 

55. Racin Meetings to open in Veles

55. Racin Meetings to open in Veles

Skopje, 14 June 2018 (MIA) - The 55. "Racin Meetings” literary festival will be officially opened Thursday evening in “Jordan Hadzi Konstantinov-Dzinot” theatre in Veles.

The official opening will be accompanied by international poetry meeting, address by Mayor Ace Kocevski, performance of the Chamber Choir "St. Pantelejmon" and a concert by Vlatko Stefanovski. Ph.D. Kristina Nikolovska will give a speech about Racin.

Prior to official opening, flowers will be laid Thursday afternoon at the grave of poet and revolutionary Kosta Solev Racin, along with a promotion Racin’s stamp and exhibition of Racin’s portraits by painter Angel Petrov.

The festival will run through June 15. The awards will be given during the closing ceremony at the Veles Theater Friday evening.

This year marks the 110th anniversary of Koco Racin's birth and the 75th anniversary of his tragic death. 

Racin is one of Macedonia's most famous poets, and his White Dawns poetry collection has been recognized as one of the central works of Macedonian literature. sk/10:48


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